Hunter Maritime Acquisition Launches IPO
Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. announced the commencement of its initial public offering of 15,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. Each unit consists of one Class A common share of the company and one-half of one warrant, each whole warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one Class A common share of the company. The company will grant the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to 2,250,000 additional units.
The units are expected to be listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market (“NASDAQ”) and trade under the ticker symbol “HUNTU”. Once the securities composing the units begin separate trading, the Class A common shares and warrants are expected to be listed and trade on NASDAQ under the symbols “HUNT” and “HUNTW,” respectively.
Morgan Stanley is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. I-Bankers Securities, Inc. and KBC Securities USA, Inc. are acting as co-managers for the offering. The offering may be made only by means of a prospectus. A written prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, when available, may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, but has not yet become effective. The securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities issuable pursuant to the registration statement, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.